A Century of Pioneering Publishing

As scientific publishing has evolved, one thing has remained constant: OSA is a pioneer and a long-standing curator of trusted and authoritative peer-reviewed content. While there are many noteworthy stories in our publications history, this article looks at a few examples of how OSA enabled its members to experiment and test novel ideas with its diverse community.

Added: 02 Mar 2021


Luminar Technologies Co-Founder and CTO Jason Eichenholz Discusses a Milestone for the Company

In this OSA podcast episode, Luminar Technologies Co-Founder and CTO Jason Eichenholz explains the importance of Luminar Technologies going public and what it means for the company’s LIDAR technology and automotive industry. Eichenholz describes the alternative pathway towards becoming public and opportunities to deliver the software for self-driving cars to market.

Added: 09 Mar 2021


OSA Industry Member Profile – PHIX Photonics Assembly

OSA Industry Development Associates (OIDA) member PHIX Photonics Assembly provides assembly services for all major photonic integrated circuit (PIC) technology platforms. This “one-stop shop” is a growing global business that specializes in hybrid integration.

Added: 15 Mar 2021


Patricia Bath – A history to be learned, a legacy to be remembered

Every February and March, the world puts a spotlight on Black history and women’s history. This is because these stories have been left out of the history books and our collective consciousness for far too long. This is particularly true when looking at science. Making connections, building supportive networks, sharing experiences and best practices are a vital part of being a...

Added: 19 Mar 2021


Mentoring Future Leaders

#WeAreOSA is a new series of podcasts and blogs featuring inspirational stories and perspectives from scientists and engineers improving the world. In this We Are OSA podcast, we explore the unique rapport between a mentor and mentee with first-hand stories from two OSA members – Chris Dainty, 2011 OSA President, and Arlene Smith, 2020 OSA Board of Directors.

Added: 23 Mar 2021